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Program Adviser
Dr. Mohamed Aboutabl
Phone: (540) 568-7589

Telecommunications

The cross disciplinary minor in telecommunications is designed to augment the student's major program with a package of courses that will prepare the graduate to obtain a position as a telecommunication/network professional and fill a societal need in one of the fastest growing areas of technology.

The program is developed as a minor principally for three major programs: computer science, integrated science and technology (for students not in the telecommunications concentration), and computer information systems. However, the program is open to any undergraduate with an interest in telecommunications and some computer background.

The telecommunications minor will instill knowledge of:

Students are encouraged to check prerequisites. At most four courses can be used to satisfy both the telecommunications minor and a student's major requirements.

Required Courses

Courses
Credit Hours
CIS/CS 320. Telecommunications and Information Processing
3
CS/ISAT 460. TCP/IP Networks
3
CS 461. Internetworking
3
Choose one of the following:
3-4
     CS 139. Algorithm Development
     CIS 221. Principles of Programming
     ISAT 252. Programming and Problem Solving
Choose one of the following:
3
     SMAD 356. Telecommunications Policy and Regulation
     CS/ISAT 464. Telecom in Public Interest
Choose one of the following:
3
     CS/ISAT 462. Network Applications Development
     CS/ISAT 463. Network Analysis and Design
     ISAT 465. Wireless Networking, Security and Forensics
     CS 458. Cyber Defense

 
18-19

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